Spring 2021 Ensemble and Class Schedule and Fees

List of Ensembles and Classes offered, Spring 2021

Times of ensembles and A/B designation are subject to change after registration when we know exact student numbers.

Alternating, A/B schedule
A Schedule Dates: 3/6, 3/20, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8
B Schedule Dates: 3/13, 3/27, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15

Violin/Cello Choirs

Violin/Cello Choirs will include 2 Zoom Performance Classes scheduled by instructor. We will not have Beginner Violin or Beginner Cello group classes this Spring

Cello Choir 2, A Schedule, 2:00-3:00pm, Biddle Portico, conducted by Erica Leavell

Violin Choir 1, B Schedule, 2:00-3:00pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Nonoko Okada

Violin Choir 2, B Schedule, 3:20-4:20pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Jasmine Campbell

Violin Choir 3, B Schedule, 12:30-1:40pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Erica Shirts

Violin/Cello Choir Participation Fee: $120


Small String Orchestras and Theory

Small String Orchestras will include 2 optional Zoom Performance Classes scheduled by the instructor.

Small Intermediate String Orchestra, A Schedule, 10-11am, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Matt Stutzman

Small Concert String Orchestra, A Schedule, 11:20am-12:20pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Rob Rempher

Youth Symphony String Orchestra, A Schedule, 12:40-1:40pm, Baldwin Tent, conducted by Erica Shirts

Small String Orchestra Participation Fee: $120

Theory, both A/B Saturdays (every week) at 10:301130am, taught by Matt Stutzman, Hybrid or Online-Only option. For ISO/CSO/YS students only this year.

Theory Participation Fee: $85


Chamber Groups (ISO/CSO/YS Levels)

DUSS Chamber Groups, Scheduled on either A or B Saturdays between 10am-4:20pm for 1 hour at the Baldwin Tent or Biddle Portico, coached by DUSS faculty. Students will meet virtually with their coach 2 times during the semester, scheduled by the DUSS faculty.

DUSS Chamber Group Participation Fee: $200

DUSS-Ciompi Quartet Collaborative chamber groups, Scheduled on either A or B Saturdays between 10am-4:20pm, at the Baldwin Tent or Biddle Portico, coached by DUSS factulty and Ciompi Quartet members. Each coach will meet with DCC students 1 time virtually during Spring Semester. DCC students will  have at least 1 special event during the spring TBD.

DCC Participation Fee: $275

Performance Festival

The DUSS Performance Festival will take the place of our usual Spring Solo Recitals.  All past and present DUSS students age 5-18 are welcome to participate. Students will submit a video of a prepared solo and receive feedback from a DUSS instructor, receive a rating, and a certificate. Winners in each age/level category will be included in an Honors Recital video, shared with the DUSS listserve.

The Performance Festival will take place early May.